Accessibility

We aim for our website to be accessible to everyone.

Site structure

The site uses semantic structure to define content. Heading tags are used for headings with H1 for main headings and H2 to H6 for sub headings.

Visual design

Cascading style sheets are used to present the content on the website. The use of semantic mark-up ensures that the content of each page is still readable and clearly structured if you internet browser or device does not support style sheets.

If you would like to use your own styles to view the site you can import them via your internet browser.

Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility

Mozilla Firefox: Options > Content > Fonts & Colours

Font size

You can re-size the size of the text on the website to suit your preference.

PC users:

To make the page bigger, hold down the CTRL key and press +
To make the page smaller: hold down the CTRL key and press –

Mac users:

To make the page bigger, hold down the Command key and press +
To make the page smaller, hold down the Command key and press –

Images, videos and links

Content images used in this site include alternative descriptions.

Links are written out so that the purpose of the link can be clearly identified.

Videos on this site include captions or text a alternative of the content is provided.

More information

The BBC My web my way page provides useful how to guides on making websites easier to use.

We aim for this website to comply with level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and we are always looking at ways to improve our website and ensure it is accessible and usable as possible.

If you are experiencing any problems or have any suggestions, please get in touch.